Juneteenth is an annual holiday that celebrates the end of slavery in the United States. It marks the day, June 19, 1865, when enslaved African Americans in Galveston, Texas, were told they were free.
Events held on Juneteenth honor this monumental change in American history through celebration, education, advocacy and bringing communities together.
The Juneteenth Celebration in Lake Oswego taking place on Friday, June 19 from 3-6 p.m. The organizers encourage all attendees to bring masks.
Millenium Plaza Park is located at 200 1st St in Lake Oswego. For more information, visit the Facebook event.
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